Let it Snow! Photo courtesy of Santa's Wonderland
Let it Snow! Photo courtesy of Santa's Wonderland

Top Holiday and Christmas Events near Houston

The holidays may look a little bit different and more socially distanced this year, but there are still some amazing Christmas events and seasonal things to do in and around Houston. From free holiday events to walkable and drive-thru light shows, volunteer opportunities, and more, there is no shortage of fun and festive activities you and your family can enjoy to get into the holiday spirit. To get you started, we've compiled the ultimate must-do holiday events list, to make the most of the 2020 holiday season. 

As a reminder, things are different this year! Make sure you are following all current CDC guidelines to keep your family and others safe this holiday season. All events are subject to change without notice due to ongoing and ever-changing COVID concerns, so we recommend checking each event's website prior to attendance for the most up-to-date information. If you or anyone in your household is feeling under the weather, please stay home and check out our events calendar for equally festive virtual events. 


Houston Zoo
6200 Hermann Park Dr
Houston, TX 77030

Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030

Cockrell Butterfly Center at HMNS
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77030

Galleria Mall
5135 West Alabama Street
Houston, TX 77056

River Oaks Country Club
1600 River Oaks Blvd
Houston, TX 77019

Marriot Marquis Houston
1777 Walker Street
Houston, TX 77010

The Barking Pig
2307 Ella Blvd.
Houston, TX 77008

Hurricane Harbor Splash Town
21300 Interstate 45 N
Spring, TX 77373

Old Town Spring
403 Main St.
Spring, TX

Cynthia Woods Mitchell Pavilion
2005 Lake Robbins Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

Old Time Christmas Tree Farm
7632 Spring Cypress Rd.
Spring, TX 77379

Downtown Conroe
205 Metcalf St.
Conroe, TX 77301

Kingwood Town Center
8 N. Main St.
Kingwood, TX 77339

Frost Conroe Financial Center
2200 N. Frazier St.
Conroe, TX 77303

The Woodlands Children’s Museum
4775 West Panther Creek Drive #280
The Woodlands, TX 77381

Heritage Place - Downtown Conroe
500 Metcalf St.
Conroe, TX 77301

Woodforest Sports Field
Address: 700 Fish Creek Thoroughfare
Montgomery, TX 77316

Woodforest Sports Field
Address: 700 Fish Creek Thoroughfare
Montgomery, TX 77316

Rudolph's Lightshow
19623 Bauer Road
Hockley, TX 77447

Santa's Wonderland
18898 Hwy 6 South
College Station, TX 77845

Stageworks Theater: Garza Mainstage
10760 Grant Road
Houston, TX 77070

Stageworks Theater: Garza Mainstage
10760 Grant Road
Houston, TX 77070

Traders Village
7979 N. Eldridge Road
Houston, TX 77041

Unity Park
19450 Unity Park Drive
Magnolia, TX 77355

Prestonwood Forest
Prestonwood Forest Drive and Hwy. 249
Houston, TX 77070

Berry Center
8877 Barker Cypress Rd.
Cypress, TX 77433

Space Center Houston
1601 Nasa Road 1
Houston, TX 77058

Moody Gardens
One Hope Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77554

Galveston Railroad Museum
2602 Santa Fe Pl
Galveston, TX 77550

Victory Camp
1407 Victory Ln
Alvin, TX 77511

Stevenson Park
1100 S. Friendswood Drive
Friendswood, TX 77546

Kemah Boardwalk
215 Kipp Ave
Kemah, TX 77565

Town Square Park
213 Texas Ave.
Baytown, TX 77520

Jimmy Burke Activity Center
500 W. 13th Street
Deer Park, TX 77536

Downtown Pearland
FM 518 and Old Alvin Road
Pearland, TX 77581

Seabrook Community House
1200 Anders Ave.
Seabrook, TX 77586

South Shore Harbour Marina and Nassau Bay Lagoon
2551 South Shore Blvd.
League City, TX 77573

Silver Sycamore
5111 Pine Ave
Pasadena, TX 77503

Constellation Field
1 Stadium Drive
Sugar Land, TX 77498

Duke Family Christmas Light Show
14014 Hartford Heights Way
Rosharon, TX 77583

Sugar Land Town Square
16190 City Walk
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Sugar Land Town Square
15958 City Walk
Sugar Land, TX 77479

Downtown Richmond
Morton Street
Richmond, TX 77469

Bellaire City Hall
7008 S. Rice Ave.
Bellaire, TX 77401

Sugar Land Town Square
Hwy 6 & U.S. 59 Frontage Rd
Sugar Land, TX 77478

George Ranch Historical Park
10215 FM 762 Road
Richmond, TX 77469

Memorial City Mall
303 Memorial City
Houston, TX 77024

Bass Pro Shops - Katy
5000 Katy Mills Circle Suite 415
Katy, TX 77494

Dewberry Farm
FM 362 & Morrison Rd
Brookshire, TX 77423

Katy Mills Mall
5000 Katy Mills Circle
Katy, TX 77494

Historic Downtown Katy
5717 Second St.
Katy, TX 77493

The Square at Memorial City Mall
303 Memorial City
Houston, TX 77024
Shadow Puppet Theater at TWCM
The Woodlands Children's Museum - 11:00 AM
The ICE at Discovery Green
Discovery Green - various times
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